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Pig Manger - Ref 1518 North Somerset

General Information

Reference
1518

Location
North Somerset (BS40)

Job Type
Full Time

Driving Licence
Yes

Experience Required
3+ years

Salary
£16.75 p/h + OT

Description

We have an exciting new job opportunity for a Pig Farm Manager on a family-run farming enterprise in North Somerset (BS40).

The Red Tractor Assured company has pigs, dairy herds, beef herds, a farm shop, cheesemaking facilities and arable.

They have kept pigs for over 70 years and rear them on contract from 35kg to slaughter for a third party. The unit itself consists of 6,000 finishing spaces with a wet feed system, all indoors.

Job Description: 

  • Full responsibility for the finishing unit
  • Daily checking of pigs
  • Feeding using a Big Dutchman system
  • Slurry removal and storage
  • Liaising with the pig owner
  • Pig movement and medication
  • Maintenance jobs
  • Splitting pigs, weighing, using medicines etc.
  • Day-to-day pig administration

 

This position would be ideal for an experienced stock person looking to take the next step to management. 

Person Specification: 

  • Proven pig farming experience
  • Highest welfare standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good people skills
  • Driving license & car

 

Salary: £16.75 per hour (40-hour week £34,840)

Plus:

  • Mobile home accommodation
  • Overtime at 1.5
  • First Aid allowance (If qualified)
  • Loading bonus per pig sold
  • 24 days annual holiday
  • An equal share of bank holidays off
  • Fuel allowance for use of own vehicle for company travel

 

For further details, please call Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd on Freephone at 0800 999 3655 or 07912864646 or email [email protected].

All applications are dealt with in strict confidence, and our applicant service is free. However, not all pig jobs make it to the website, so please consider sending your CV even if you don't see a suitable vacancy.

We can only accept applications from UK or EU nationals with the right to work in the UK. 

Summary

Farm Nature
Indoor

Farm Size
6,000 finishing spaces

Accommodation
Mobile home

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